12 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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At the graduate level, the focus of the International Relations program from the International University of Sarajevo is on peace and conflict studies and international security.

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Why study International Relations

The International Relations program from the International University of Sarajevo unites the political, economic, social, security, and cultural dimensions for the study of international issues and develop the skills of a detailed and critical analysis of international politics, and we introduce you to the latest research in this discipline. 

Study Methods

The program offers an opportunity to explore the progressive and comprehensive understanding of the forces shaping the world and the challenges they pose for states and the international community. 

All students receive training on research methods, main theories of international relations and advanced academic writing. Lecturers are internationally recognized experts who will help you develop the skills that will help you make an expanded research project on a topic of your choice. 

Career Opportunities

Upon completing the studies, you will be able to seek work in various government, international and non-governmental organizations and you will be ready to continue your doctoral program studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Conflicts and Conflict Resolution
  • Thesis Preparation Seminar
  • Theories Of Peace and Conflict
  • Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • Political Economy Of Conflicts
  • Conflict Transformation and Peace Building
  • Transitional Justice Approaches
  • Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
  • Mediation and Negotiation
  • International Relations Profession
  • Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans
  • Politics, Religion and Society Of the Balkans

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form in which applicants must indicate the faculty and study program to which he/she applies
  • Original and certified copy of the diploma for the previous education and Certificate of grades achieved during the studies;
  • Official document for recognition of qualification for those who gained their degree outside of Bosnia and Herzegovina showing that candidates completed education adequate for continuation of studies, or document showing that recognition procedure has been initiated. In exceptional cases, candidates can be admitted conditionally, before foreign qualification recognition procedure is ended;
  • Motivational letter
  • Passport copy (with validity period of at least two years);
  • Two photos, size 6x4;
  • Certificate of no criminal record (not older than six months and only for foreign students who are doing residency permit through IUS services;
  • Health Certificate 
  • Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Sarajevo

755 - 1166 BAM /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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